Fujifilm XF1

The X-series from Fujifilm is a premium fashionable retro-style range of digital camera which puts together the modern technology an a classic retro style body. The Fujifilm XF1 is a compact camera that belongs to this premium X range.

The Fujifilm XF1 is a premium point-and-shoot camera that has an aluminum body with faux leather wrap that give the camera a classic looks. The Fujifilm XF1 comes with a 12 MP 2/3-inch EXR CMOS sensor, a Fujinon f/1.8 4x zoom lens and a 3.0″ Premium Clear LCD monitor with a resolution of 460,000 dots. Other features of Fujifilm XF1 include an ISO range of 100 – 12800, full range of manual controls, optical image stabilisation, a built-in pop-up flash, RAW image capture and 360° panoramic shooting. The XF1 also can record 1080i HD movie with stereo sound.

The Fujifilm XF1 also has an EXR Auto mode that recognises 58 types of scene and optimizes the settings automatically and switches the sensor mode for the scene and subject (HR High Resolution mode for well-lit condition, SN mode for low light and DR mode for high-contrast scenes).

The Fujifilm XF1 can be operated manually via the lens ring, rather than via a button or switch on the back of the camera or around the shutter release. This manual control is rare in traditional compact cameras category.

The Fuji XF1 is available in red, tan and black.

The XF1 retro-style camera from Fujifilm

Fuji XF1

 

Fujifilm XF1 key features:

  • Sensor: 2/3-inch EXR CMOS, 12.0 effective MP
  • Lens: Fujinon lens, 6 groups with 7 lenses
  • Zoom: 4x optical zoom; 2x digital zoom
  • File format: still image – JPEG, RAW; movie – H.264 (MOV) with stereo sound
  • Storage: internal memory (aprox 25 MB); SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card
  • Sensitivity: ISO 100 to 12800
  • Image stabilizer: Lens shift type
  • Monitor: 3.0-inch; 460,000 dots LCD with 100% coverage
  • Connectivity: NTSC/PAL video ouput with monaural sound, USB 2.0 High-Speed, HDMI Mini connector
The Fujifilm XF1

Fujifilm XF1

 

Fujifilm XF1 reviews:

The Fuji XF1’s top plate is distinctly austere – it’s home to just the shutter button, customizable Fn button and exposure mode dial. With the lens in the fully-collapsed position, this camera is slender and pocketable. More about XF1 you can read on dpreview.com.

Another Fujifilm XF1 review comes from steve-digicams.com website. Here it is claimed that the XF1 performs very well in low light photos, with or without the flash, thanks in large part to its high-quality image sensor. This website concludes:

The XF1 creates some great photos, with good color and sharpness. It also has some very fast response times, with no significant shutter lag and with minimal shot-to-shot delays. The XF1 has a sharp LCD, and the on-screen menus can give you quite a few interesting control options. Those are all things you’d expect to find in a camera that costs around $500.

 

The image quality of XF1 is generally quite impressive for a compact camera of this type. The XF1 is able to record an impressive amount of details with images standing up to scrutiny when enlarged to 100%. Read more about this on trustedreviews.com website. This website concludes:

The XF1 enters a competitive field in the form of the enthusiast compact market, where it primarily distinguishes itself from its peers through its smart, retro design. The camera’s leather and matte aluminium finish, along with the manual zoom operation make the XF1 a pleasing camera to hold and use. Retract the lens fully and the camera can also be easily pocketed.

 

Another Fujifilm XF1 review comes from Photography Blog that, among other, says:

The XF1 is clearly an attempt to widen the appeal of Fujifilm’s X-series even further, with its clean lines and uncluttered looks resulting in a chic, classically styled camera

 

Fujifilm XF1

Fuji XF1

Fuji XF1 has a Fujinon lens

Fuji XF1

The Fujifilm XF1 with aluminum body

Fujifilm XF1

Fujifilm XF1 photo detail

Fujifilm XF1 black

Fujifilm XF1

Fujifilm XF1

 


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